How Far is Mercury From the Sun?
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:53:00 -0400
Mercury is the sun's closest planet, but it has a bizarre orbit.
Space Particle Slams Into Satellite, Damages Solar Array | Video
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:38:00 -0400
The European Space Agency''s Copernicus Sentinel-1A satellite was struck a millimetre-sized particle on Aug. 23, 2016. The solar array was damaged but there was only a minimal power loss. It also experienced a slight change in orientation as a result
Planets, Constellations and a Solar Eclipse In September 2016 Skywatching | Video
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:19:00 -0400
Find out where you can find Mercury, Venus, Saturn and Mars in the night sky this month. The constellations of Aquarius and Capricornus are great targets this month and an annular solar eclipse will be visible in parts of Africa.
'Ring Of Fire' Solar Eclipse To Wow Skywatchers In Africa | Video
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:52:00 -0400
On September 1st, 2016, parts of Africa will see an annular solar eclipse, which occurs when the Moon if further away from the Earth in its orbit. Some parts of the continent will see a partial eclipse.
Cape Canaveral: Launch Pad for U.S. Space Program
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:58:00 -0400
Cape Canaveral, on Florida's east coast, is the hub of the U.S. space program, and home to two major launch facilities.
Solar Eclipse 2016 Guide: When, Where & How to See It
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:28:00 -0400
On Sept. 1, the moon will pass in front of the sun, creating a brilliant ring of sunlight (an event known as an annular eclipse) visible from areas around the southern Indian Ocean.